@david_ross @strypey Mmm, sometimes one needs VPN without Tor. Though it’s definitely a good suggestion, this.

@Shufei @david_ross would be good if #WebRTC can be turned on and off as needed, with the user explicitly giving permission for each site trying to us it, like #Firefox does with cam and mic

@strypey @Shufei @david_ross I have never understood this idea of hiding IP address on secure alt tech servers as we would be nieve to not understand that governments/isp's/corporations holesale cleact IP address flying over the #openweb we actually know they do this from Snowden etc. #securitytheater #geekproblem is dangerous to sell/push this fig leaf? As I say I have never understood this? Comments?


@Hamishcampbell @strypey @david_ross I’ve never understood the “absolute safety” fallacy, myself. There is unsafe infosec and safer. It’s figleafs all the way down, an arms race of figleafs, even in crypto. And even the surveillance state doesn’t have total immediate clairvoyance. So if hiding ip foils some metadata skimmers, but not all, at least you’ve foiled probably most. It buys time and options and muddies waters. That’s all one can do anyway.

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@Shufei @strypey @david_ross my though on much of the wrighting/presentation on the subject. Say clearly your muddying the waters dont sell crypto as a black and white sulution to everything. We have had 10 years of that and it needs to stop #geekproblem #openweb

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